If you're planning a visit to Heddon's Mouth, you'll find that there are plenty of things to see and do in the surrounding area. Here are just a few ideas to help you make the most of your trip.
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- Exploring the Exmoor Coast Path – Take in the fresh air and stunning scenery of the Exmoor Coast Path, a 26-mile walk from Heddon's Mouth to Minehead. Enjoy the rugged cliffs and rocky coves, as well as the vast array of wildlife and flora.
- Kayaking and Canoeing – Take to the waters of the Bristol Channel and explore the hidden creeks and secret beaches of Heddon's Mouth. Kayak or canoe your way around the coastline, taking in the stunning views of the Devon coast.
- Relaxing on the Beach – Spend a day relaxing on the small cove of North Heddon Beach, with its idyllic setting of rock pools and small coves. There is also a wide range of water sports available, including sailing, fishing and windsurfing.
- Hiking on the South West Coast Path – Test your fitness and take on the South West Coast Path, a 630-mile route that stretches from Poole in Dorset to Minehead in Somerset. The route passes through Heddon's Mouth, offering stunning views of the rugged Devon coast.
- Visiting the Lynton & Barnstaple Railway – Take a ride on the Lynton & Barnstaple Railway, a narrow gauge line which runs between Lynton and Barnstaple. Enjoy the stunning views of the Exmoor National Park, as well as the quaint stations along the way.
- Taking a Boat Trip – Take a boat trip from Heddon's Mouth to explore the nearby coastline. View the dramatic cliffs and coves, as well as the wide variety of wildlife and flora.
- Exploring the Valley of Rocks – Take a walk along the Valley of Rocks, a stunning limestone valley located near Heddon's Mouth. Enjoy the rugged beauty of the area, as well as the wide range of flora and fauna.
- Visiting the Tarr Steps – Take a trip to the Tarr Steps, a fascinating ancient clapper bridge crossing the River Barle. Take in the stunning views of the Exmoor National Park, as well as the fascinating history of the bridge.
- Strolling Through Woody Bay – Take a stroll through the picturesque woodland of Woody Bay, located on the edge of Exmoor National Park. Enjoy the tranquil beauty of the area, as well as the wide variety of wildlife and flora.
- Walking the Heddon Valley Trail – Take a leisurely walk along the Heddon Valley Trail, a 4-mile route which follows the picturesque Heddon River. Enjoy the stunning views of the valley, as well as the wide range of flora and fauna.
- Visiting the Watersmeet House – Take a visit to the Watersmeet House, a charming Victorian house located at the meeting point of the East Lyn and Heddon Rivers. Enjoy the stunning views of the rivers, as well as the tranquil atmosphere of the house.
- Exploring the Heddon Valley Nature Reserve – Take a walk through the Heddon Valley Nature Reserve, a stunning area of woodland and meadows. Enjoy the wide variety of wildlife and flora, as well as the stunning views of the valley.
- Visiting the Ilfracombe Aquarium – Take a visit to the Ilfracombe Aquarium, a fascinating aquarium with a wide range of marine life. Enjoy the interactive displays, as well as the spectacular views of the Exmoor Coast.
- Visiting the Clovelly Visitor Centre – Take a visit to the Clovelly Visitor Centre, a fascinating interactive centre which tells the story of the village of Clovelly. Enjoy the interactive displays, as well as the stunning views of the village.
- Shopping in Barnstaple – Take a trip to the historic market town of Barnstaple, with its wide range of shops, cafes and restaurants. Enjoy the bustling atmosphere of the town, as well as the wealth of history and culture.
There are many things to see and do near Heddon's Mouth. Whether you're interested in history, nature, or outdoor activities, you'll find plenty of ways to enjoy your time in the area!